15 Spring Petite Plus Dresses to Keep On Your Radar

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With spring here and summer right around the corner comes warmer weather for many of us and the desire for easy, breezy dresses.  Spring and summer bring weddings, high school and college formals, concerts, graduations, and many other events that give us excuse to check out the newest offerings of … [Read more...]

6 Petite Plus Size Work Options for Spring

6 Petite Plus Work Options for Spring

Spring has officially sprung!   If you’re anything like me, the warm weather and sunshine makes you happy, but then you’re faced with questions about what to wear to work.  Air-conditioned offices often have us reaching for sweaters and jackets, but increasingly warm weather outside makes us crave … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-up 3.15.14

Plus Size News Round-Up

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Say it ain't so! Ashley Stewart filed for bankruptcy and will close 27 stores. It's possible plus size retailer Avenue could buy them. Please save Ashley Stewart, we need … [Read more...]

7 Petite Plus Fashion Rules to Break NOW

7 Petite Plus Size Rules to Break on The Curvy Fashionista

As a petite and curvy woman who has been interested in fashion all of my life, I’ve spent more than my fair share of time poring over fashion magazines.  If you’ve ever read a fashion magazine or even watched “What Not to Wear,” then you know that “rules” abound for creating the most flattering … [Read more...]

Simple Tailoring Options for the Petite Plus Size

Tailoring Options for the Petite Plus Size

Let me start with saying how excited I am to be working as a contributor for The Curvy Fashionista! I’m humbled at the opportunity and hope you will find my posts useful and entertaining. My focus will largely be on how to get your style on when you have a hard-to-fit curvy and petite body … [Read more...]

Petite and Plus Size: 8 Places to Shop and a Few Tips

Petite Plus Sizes

I have heard you my petite Curvy Fashionistas. In the comments, on Facebook, and on Twitter! You are looking for resources to shop that are tailored just for your curves AND your height. Finding the two to coexist can at times be hair pulling frustrating… BUT, there are a few places that cater, … [Read more...]